Latest D.J. Reader News

Are up-and-down Bengals ready to make a playoff run?

Nov. 11, 2021 17:11 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — D.J. Reader knows maturity and resilience matter when it comes to winning games down the stretch in a long, arduous NFL season. The veteran defensive tackle — like every other Bengals player performing self-analysis during the team's off week — is...

Roaring Bengals look to keep rolling vs. lowly Jets

Oct. 29, 2021 17:00 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (5-2) at NEW YORK JETS (1-5) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE: Bengals by 8 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Bengals 4-3; Jets 1-5. SERIES RECORD: Jets lead 17-10. ...

Injury-riddled Steelers bracing for Burrow, Bengals

Sep. 24, 2021 16:24 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (1-1) at PITTSBURGH (1-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE: Steelers by 3, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Cincinnati 2-0; Pittsburgh 1-1. SERIES RECORD: Steelers lead...

Bengals' momentum halted in mistake-filled Week 2 loss

Sep. 20, 2021 14:02 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — After an exhilarating overtime win in Week 1, the Cincinnati Bengals took a step backward. Offensive line issues stalled the running game and made for a long Sunday afternoon for Joe Burrow, who set a career high in passer rating (128.8) and threw a...

Burrow and new-look Bengals open against Cook, Vikings

Sep. 09, 2021 11:08 AM EDT

MINNESOTA (7-9) at CINCINNATI (4-11-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE: Vikings by 3, according to FanDuel SportsBook SERIES RECORD: Vikings lead 7-6 LAST MEETING: Vikings beat Bengals 34-7 on Dec. 17,...